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Carole Marsh Mystery Series

Real Kids! Real Places!

The Mystery in Hawaii
The 50th State

Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa head for Hawaii in search of paradise and find five islands' worth of mystery, history, lava legends, voracious volcanoes, World War II wonder, BIG waves, and more! 

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! 
Hawaiian History - Polynesian settlers, ancient temples - Origins and culture of early Hawaiians • Hawaiian Language • Hawaiian Food Specialties: Poi, smoked pig, pineapple juice, coconuts, poke • Hawaiian Legends: Pele, Goddess of the Volcano, Giant Lake Creature • Hawaiian Geography: Location - Fauna: Palm trees, bougainvillea flowers, plumeria, reefs, protea, naupaka shrubs - Volcanoes: Steam vents, ash, rock, lava - Rain Forests: strawberry guava trees, Ohia tree - Isolated Archipelago - Longest island chain in the whole world - Facts about Mauna Kea; Basalt Rock, adze, red and black rock cylinder cones • Hawaiian Economy - Farming: Pineapples, sugarcane, coffee, Macadamia Nuts - Fishing: Sea life, tropical fish, Moray eel • Scrimshaw • Hawaiian Luau: Decorations, Bougainvillea flowers, Traditional Hawaiian dance, Hula skirts, Smoked pig • Hawaiian Lei • Sea shells: igloo shells, spiral shells, snail shells • Altitude Sickness • Twin Keck Telescopes Facts • USS Arizona Memorial layout and history • Pearl Harbor • Surfing description and terminology. 

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The 50th State


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